Giles Hardie is the Managing Editor, Entertainment for Nova Entertainment overseeing the team that produce the Nova and smooth digital offerings as well as goat.com.au.
He is also a regular entertainment reporter, commentator and critic for the ABC and co-host of the Kidspot podcast The Juggling Act.
He can be seen on Weekend Breakfast on ABC News 24 and Midday News on ABC1; found hosting Q&A screenings for AACTA member events and heard introducing classic films for Niche 505 at Event Cinemas.
If that's not enough he can also be avoided while teaching digital producing at the Australian Film Television and Radio School.
Giles Hardie is one of the leading film critics and entertainment journalists in Australia.
Possessing a great knowledge of the entertainment industry and audiences he is presently the Managing Editor, Entertainment for Nova Entertainment and an Entertainment Journalist and Critic for ABC televiison. He is the former Managing Editor of CollegeHumor Australia, Assistant Showbiz Editor for Daily Mail Australia and Entertainment Editor for The Sydney Morning Herald online.
Giles' involvement in the television and film industry extends back more than twenty years and encompasses extensive work both behind and in front of the camera.
As an entertainment reporter Giles has established a reputation for a quick wit, fantastic conversational style and incisive topic knowledge.
A sought after talking head, Giles appears regularly on television and radio discussing the latest film releases and news. Giles is also a skilled interviewer in both live and recorded environments, often directly requested by international stars and industry icons.
Over the last decade, Giles has refined his award winning communication skills as a professional writer. As a wordsmith for hire, his razor-sharp pen has run the gamut of literal expression from exclusive celebrity interviews to complex industry analysis, television comedy scripts to political commentary pieces, video game reviews to corporate copywriting.
Presently working on a book about terrible films, his writing can be found in a variety of publications as well as in pull quotes on movie ads, posters and buses around the country.
He has also been arrested with the Chaser, produced daytime television and subtitled films about drills, without any regrets, embarrassment or lasting side effects.
With an additional experience set that includes professional MC work, corporate strategy and amateur parenting, Giles brings a passion, intelligence and humour to all of his work that is only heightened by his ability to write so humbly about himself in the third person